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Classic and practical biscotti recipe, an Italian family favorite

I had two requests of my family when I went home to visit earlier this month. One, to see where my grandmother was buried. Two, to take down her biscotti recipe before heading back to Maine. In doing so, I learned about a family tradition my relatives had never shared. Talking to the dead. My […]

How to spot a homesick Mainer in California

It was 12:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. I’d been traveling for more than 12 hours, flying cross-country from Bangor to San Francisco with a very active toddler. All by myself. I’d had a terrible time trying to pick up my rental car. The aunt I’d hoped to stay with was away for the weekend, and […]